Canadian comedy series ‘Schitt’s Creek’ scores 15 Emmy nominations

Canadian comedy series ‘Schitt’s Creek’ scores 15 Emmy nominations

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Victoria Ahearn
The Canadian Press

Posted July 28, 2020 2:20 pm

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Annie Murphy on the Schitt’s Creek finale

The star of the hit Canadian show reflects on six season of success

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The Canadian comedy series “Schitt’s Creek” has scored a whopping 15 Emmy Award nominations for the show’s sixth and final season.

All four leads in the Canadian comedy series — Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy — are nominated for their performances.

Daniel Levy, who co-created the series with dad Eugene, is also a contender in the categories of directing and writing in a comedy series.

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Together, they play the Roses, who live in a motel in a small town after losing their fortune.

The Ontario-shot CBC show, which airs on Pop TV in the U.S., is also nominated for best comedy.

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Its other nominations include outstanding casting, contemporary costumes, and contemporary hairstyling.

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Checking in with ‘Schitt’s Creek’ star Rizwan Manji

Checking in with ‘Schitt’s Creek’ star Rizwan Manji

Other Canadian Emmy nominees this year include Ottawa-raised Sandra Oh for lead actress in a drama series for “Killing Eve,” which airs on CTV Drama Channel and Crave in Canada, and BBC America.

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She plays a determined MI5 operative caught up in a mind game with a female assassin, played by Jodie Comer, who is also nominated in the same category this year.

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Jodie Comer On The Success Of ‘Killing Eve’

Jodie Comer On The Success Of ‘Killing Eve’

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” hosted by the titular Toronto-born comedian, is up for best variety talk series.

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Hamilton-born Luke Kirby for guest actor in a comedy series for “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”

Montreal native Antoni Porowski, who offers cooking advice in the inspirational Netflix lifestyle series “Queer Eye,” is nominated for host in a reality program as part of a group with the fab five.

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Jonathan Van Ness Talks Antoni Porowski & ‘Queer Eye’

Jonathan Van Ness Talks Antoni Porowski & ‘Queer Eye’

Another Canadian contender in that category is entrepreneur Kevin O’Leary along with the other sharks in the business-pitch series “Shark Tank.”

Meanwhile, Martin Short’s ostentatious role in the Apple TV Plus series “The Morning Show” is recognized with a guest actor in a drama series nomination.

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